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LEADER Funded Forestry Yard Opens

 

Last year Oxfordshire LEADER awarded local environmental charity Sylva Foundation nearly £24,000 to build a new forestry yard at their Wood Centre in Long Wittenham. The centre is a dynamic hub for wood-using businesses with Face North Forestry, a fast-growing company, recently moving into the new forestry yard on site.

The LAG chair Elizabeth Gillespie, said, […]

By |February 12th, 2018|LATEST NEWS, Uncategorized|Comments Off on LEADER Funded Forestry Yard Opens

Event: Funding for Farmers

Funding for Farmers

Monday 5 March 2018, 12 -1pm
Kirtlington Village Hall
(South Green, Kirtlington, OX5 3HJ click here for a map – parking at the hall)
Calling farmers across parts of Oxfordshire (please see our map to check which areas we cover). We have funding available to support the development and diversification of farm businesses.

Come along to find out more about […]

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We’re here to support applicants

We realise that the LEADER application process can seem daunting. We are here to help you navigate through it and believe that the process could be a positive thing for your business or organisation.

One past applicant who won a grant towards new machinery for their workshop said:

“The application process looks quite daunting when you first start, especially […]

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Less than a year left to get your application in!

 

If you’ve been thinking about applying but haven’t got around to it yet because you’re too busy or unsure if it will fit then get in touch as time is running out! We are looking to take the last Expression of Interest forms in September 2018. This will depend on budget so our advice is […]

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LEADER Information Event – 23 November

Oxfordshire LEADER Information Event

Thursday 23 November 2017, 1.00-2.00pm
South Oxfordshire District Council Offices, Milton Park
(135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, OX14 4SB)
Open to farmers, businesses, community organisations, foresters, tourism providers and individuals. A chance to find out more about LEADER funding and to talk to us about your project.

We will give a short presentation and then there will be […]

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How much time is left to apply to LEADER?

How much time is left to apply to LEADER?
If you’re thinking about applying to LEADER then please don’t delay! We still have funds and there is time left but the application process can take from four to eight months. Please see our graphic below explaining the different stages.

In light of the programme finishing in March 2019, […]

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LEADER Information Event – 10 October, Standlake

Oxfordshire LEADER Information Event

Tuesday 10 October 2017, 2.00-4.00pm
Standlake Village Hall
(Rack End, Standlake, Oxon, OX29 7SB click here for a map – parking at the hall)
Calling farmers, businesses, community organisations, foresters and tourism providers. We have £1 million left to award to rural projects in Oxfordshire over the next year. Come along to find out what sort of projects are eligible […]

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LEADER Information Event – 13 September, Kirtlington

LEADER Information Event

Wednesday 13 September 2017, 11.15am -12.15pm
Kirtlington Village Hall
(South Green, Kirtlington, OX5 3HJ click here for a map – parking at the hall)
Calling farmers, businesses, community organisations, foresters and tourism providers. We have over £1 million left to award to rural projects in Oxfordshire.

Come along to find out more about what projects are eligible. There […]

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LEADER Information Event – 22 August, Faringdon

LEADER Information Event

Tuesday 22 August, 10am -12pm
The Old Town Hall, Faringdon
(Market Place, Faringdon, SN7 7HL – free 2 hour parking in town)
 

Calling farmers, businesses, community organisations, foresters and tourism providers. We have £1.55 million to award to rural projects in Oxfordshire.

Come along to find out more about what projects are eligible. There will be a […]

By |July 20th, 2017|LATEST NEWS|Comments Off on LEADER Information Event – 22 August, Faringdon

3 July 2pm – River and canal information event

River and Canal Projects

Do you have a project that will encourage more people to enjoy the rivers and canal in Oxfordshire whilst supporting the rural economy? Are you interested in discussing cooperation projects with like-minded others which might lead to a joint grant application? Why not pop along to our information event to find out more.
Monday […]

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